We at Los Angeles Theatrical Release Competition and Awards would like to thank all of the wonderful entries that we had this year! Our grand prize winners are noted under Main Prize Winners at the top of this list, and also in bold reiterated - so that there is no confusion!

Categorically, this has been a very tough decision as we had so many talented individuals and projects to choose from. Thank you again, and we are already in touch with the Main Prize Winners and have scheduled the screenings. 

Our 2022-2023 Season is already open for entries, so keep coming back and keep filming!

Main Prize Winners - To Screen Theatrically:

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All Other Awards by Category:

Category winners:

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE FEATURE: 

AMASSO, Adalberto Souza, Portugal

 

BEST U.S. NARRATIVE FEATURE:

RUINS, Jay Mohan, USA

 

BEST U.S. DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:

US HOUSING CRISIS - FROM ALL ANGLES, Jason Beardsley, USA

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:

DECODING SHANKOR, Deepti Pillay Sivan, India

 

BEST SCIENCE FICTION FEATURE:

MOUNTAIN CRAWLER, Sann Lee, Korea

 

BEST COMEDY FEATURE:

SHELLFISH, Hunter Hopewell, USA

 

BEST HORROR FEATURE:

DAYTIME NIGHTMARE, Katrina Grey, Slovakia

 

BEST DIRECTOR FEATURE:

RUINS, Jay Mohan, USA

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY FEATURE:

SANCTUARY DREAM, Grant Carsten, USA

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS FEATURE:

DESTINATION MARFA, Andy Stapp, USA

 

BEST SOUNDTRACK FEATURE:

IN CHINA, Les Owen, USA

 

BEST EDITING FEATURE:

SANCTUARY DREAM, Grant Carsten, USA

 

BEST MUSICAL SCORE FEATURE:

BELLARIA, Cecile Nordegg, Patryk Senewicki, Austria

 

BEST ACTRESS FEATURE:

NIGHT, MOTHER, Sheila Houlahan, USA

 

BEST ACTOR FEATURE:

SANCTUARY DREAM, Traven Thomas, USA

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR FEATURE:

SANCTUARY DREAM, David Carsten, USA

 

 

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM:

VIRTUOSO, Nico Amedeo, Italy

 

BEST U.S. SHORT FILM:

LANGUISHING, Matthew Oliver, USA

 

BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT FILM:

PERMAFROST, Aeryn Lee, USA

 

BEST COMEDY SHORT FILM:

THE CLARK AND BOURNE HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Jamie Bourne, U.K.

 

BEST HORROR SHORT FILM:

UNNAMED, Valerii Petrov, Russia

 

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM:

FANTASY OF COMPANIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN & INANIMATE, Susan Lim, Samudra Kajal Saikia, Christina Teenz Tan, Singapore

 

BEST DIRECTOR SHORT FILM:

PERMAFROST, Aeryn Lee, USA

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY SHORT FILM:

THE BODY OF LEVI, Freddy Cheung, USA

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS SHORT FILM:

FOUNTAIN OF PLANET, Hiroshi Atobe, Japan

 

BEST MUSICAL SCORE SHORT FILM:

FANTASY OF COMPANIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN & INANIMATE, Susan Lim, Samudra Kajal Saikia, Christina Teenz Tan, Singapore

 

BEST EDITING SHORT FILM:

IDEOLOGIES & THE PROMISE, Alexandro Pacheco, USA

 

BEST ACTRESS SHORT FILM:

HOW I LOST MY VIRGINITY, Sofia D’Marco, USA

 

BEST ACTOR SHORT FILM:

An American Childhood, Elohim NycaLove, USA

 

 

 

 

BEST TV PILOT:

TASTELESS, Amnon Carmi, USA

 

 

 

BEST U.S. MOVIE TRAILER:

SIGN OF THE TIMES, Andrew H. Walker, USA

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL MOVIE TRAILER:

DREAMS LIKE OURS, Myron Brodie, U.K.

 

 

 

BEST FULL LENGTH FEATURE SCRIPT USA:

LOVERS, LIARS & ANGELS, Peter Sawczynec, USA

 

BEST FULL LENGTH SCRIPT INTERNATIONAL:

BLACK MOLD, Carlos Guerrero, USA

 

BEST SHORT LENGTH SCRIPT INTERNATIONAL

HOBGOBLIN GENNEL, James Fitzmaurice, U.K.

OVERALLS:

BEST OVERALL FILM - 

AMASSO, Adalberto Souza, Portugal

 

BEST OVERALL SHORT -

LANGUISHING, Matthew Oliver, USA

 

BEST OVERALL TRAILER - 

DREAMS LIKE OURS, Myron Brodie, U.K.